9980 Rotary District 2020 Conference
Rotary District 9980 Conference 17 -19 April 2020
Next year’s conference format is going to differ from previous conferences. In keeping with the
‘people of action’ catch cry and the year’s theme ‘Rotary connects the World’ It is timely to
introduce a project day. By making use of the people resource of attendees, coupled with an agreed funding amount we will be able to benefit our community agencies and organisations and raise the profile of Rotary.
The organising committee is keen to make this a grass roots style conference that is family friendly
and very affordable. Rotarians are encouraged to bring children, including grown up ones, and
grandchildren along to show how they are making a difference.
The anticipated programme will be:
To be held at the Cross Recreation Centre - 18 Glasgow St, Balclutha
3.30pm - District Advisory Council Meeting - McElrea Lounge Cross Recreation Centre
4.00pm – Registrations open
5.30pm onwards - drinks, nibbles and fellowship
8.00am - Registration and accommodation logistics
9.00am - Attendees gather for participation in projects, around our communities of Balclutha,
Milton and Kaka Point.
9.30am - Roll up sleeves and get stuck in. A children’s programme will operate at Cross Recreation
4.00pm - Return to base and get cleaned up
5.30pm - Keynote speaker
6.30pm onwards - food, fellowship, fun and frolicks ( Balclutha War Memorial Hall)
*** Theme for Saturday Night Conference dinner - "People of Action" - come dressed as your favourite action figure, or any sort of action person eg; sports star, your action hero, an active Rotarian! - Theres an award for the best dressed club!
9.00am onwards -
Community breakfast - (at the Cross Recreation Centre - 18 Glasgow St, Balclutha)
Rotary speech competition
Celebration of Rotarians passed
District Annual General meeting
Somerville lounge, Balclutha Memorial Hall
Note: This is only in concept form and is bound to change and improve as ideas come and go.
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